Westminster Abbey is a coronation church, burial ground and much more. It continues to attract visitors over 900 years after its founding. Here lie kings and poets, scientists and philosophers who have raised humankind to the highest levels. Isaac Newton and James Clerk Maxwell (discoverer of electromagnetic theory), Chaucer and Kipling, Dr Samuel Johnson (creator of the first English dictionary) and many other famous names are interred here.
The immaculate Queen Elizabeth’s coronation scenes in season 1, episode 5 took place in Westminster Abbey. We also see Churchill walking through the nave of Westminster Abbey for the wedding ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Princess Diana’s funeral was held in Westminster Abbey in 1997 and the wedding of Kate & Will took place in 2011. Our professional guides will share all-important knowledge with you today.